ARIZONA (11-4) at SAN FRANCISCO (7-9)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX
OPENING LINE – 49ers by 4
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Arizona 10-5, San Francisco 4-9-2
SERIES RECORD – 49ers lead 28-18
LAST MEETING – Cardinals beat 49ers 23-14, Sept. 21
LAST WEEK – Cardinals lost to Seahawks 35-6; 49ers lost to Chargers 38-35
AP PRO32 RANKING – Cardinals No. 8, 49ers No. 18
CARDINALS OFFENSE – OVERALL (28), RUSH (30), PASS (16).
CARDINALS DEFENSE – OVERALL (24), RUSH (8), PASS (30).
49ERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (5), PASS (31).
49ERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (5), RUSH (7), PASS (5).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Cardinals snapped four-game skid against 49ers in September win, just Arizona’s second victory in 11 matchups. … Arizona goes into season finale tied with Seahawks (11-4) for first in NFC West but Seattle holds tiebreaker with two wins over Cardinals. Seattle win at home over St. Louis clinches NFC’s top seed. … Cardinals outscored Niners 17-0 in second half of September meeting. Drew Stanton threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to rookie John Brown in rally. … Cardinals coming off most one-sided loss under coach Bruce Arians. … Rookie quarterback Logan Thomas probably starts regular-season finale as Stanton recovers from sprained right knee Arians is optimistic will be healed for playoffs. Thomas’ one completion in nine attempts was an 81-yard touchdown pass to Andre Ellington. … Arizona has gone two games without a touchdown, scoring all 18 of its points on field goals. … Jim Harbaugh could be coaching final game for 49ers, with one year remaining on $25 million, five-year contract signed in January 2011. Team missed playoffs for first time in four-year tenure after three straight NFC championship game appearances. … San Francisco also has first skid of more than two games under Harbaugh with four straight losses. … 49ers RB Frank Gore needs 38 yards for fourth consecutive 1,000-yard season and eighth in 10 NFL seasons. He’d be 11th player in NFL history with eight 1,000-yard seasons. Could be pending free agent’s last game in San Francisco uniform, though both sides are hopeful that won’t happen. … Niners’ 355 yards rushing last Saturday against Chargers most in franchise history and most by NFL team since Minnesota’s 378 vs. San Diego on Nov. 4, 2007. … Last meeting, 49ers were without TE Vernon Davis (ankle injury), his backup Vance McDonald (knee), RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) and CB Tramaine Brock (toe).
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